MOSE ALLISON lyrics - Children Of The Future

MOSE ALLISON
"Children Of The Future"
(Mose Allison)

Children of the future
Don't let them bring you down
Just 'cause your Ma was pearly white
Your Pa was chocolate brown
With time comes understanding
This world is turnin' round
No matter how demanding
Don't let them bring you down

Children of the future
We know we've done you wrong
Just 'cause your Pa comes from Tennessee
Your Ma from Tan Binh Dong
Your time will soon be comin'
Let's hope it don't take long
I hear the voices hummin'
We know we've done you wrong

Children of the future
I really do believe
Although your Pa comes from Jordan
Your Ma from Tel Aviv
We soon will be enlightened
The message we'll receive
Away to live unfrightened
I really do believe